Obama to Name Hagel as His Nominee for Secretary of Defense; Readies for Contentious Confirmation Process – Video Report 1/7/13
President Obama is expected to name for GOP Sen. Chuck Hagel as his nominee to become the next Secretary of Defense. There is likely to be a contentious confirmation process in the U.S. Senate because of Hagel’s history of weak support for Israel, and his soft approach to Iran.
President Obama Picks Chuck Hagel, Fight Over Defense Secretaryabcnews.go.com/Politics/OTUS/…— ABC News (@ABC) January 7, 2013
Chron: Texas Senators Cornyn, Cruz Emerge as High Profile Critics of Chuck Hagel fb.me/Gyv5qGX8— JohnCornyn (@JohnCornyn) January 7, 2013